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As pledged, R-XVI teachers to get $2,000 pay raise

By David Knopf/News Editor School board members unanimously voted a $2,000 raise for Richmond teachers Tuesdays, overriding an administration recommendation that would’ve given them half that. The increase…

A pre-prom show on alcohol’s deadly impact

By Russ Green/Richmond News With Richmond High School prom Saturday, several local agencies teamed up to show RHS students the dangers of drinking and driving and texting and…

Orrick’s ties with taters

By David Knopf/Richmond News Orrick kids don’t doubt for a moment they live in a farm community. They grow up surrounded by grain elevators, farm vehicles and acres…

Write-in sworn in as Henrietta’s new mayor

By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News Henrietta has a new administration. Bob Swindler was sworn in as mayor during Saturday morning’s Board of Aldermen meeting at Henrietta City…

Sports

RHS rings up sixth consecutive MRVC East tourney crown

By Russ Green/Sports Editor The Spartan golfers ran their consecutive MRVC East tournament titles to…

Spartans earn first league win

By Russ Green/Sports Editor Just a day after a tough 8-1 road loss to Oak…

RHS netmen blanked by Panthers

By Russ Green/Sports Editor After seeing the Excelsior Springs tournament washed away last Wednesday, the…

Dawgs dominate own Invitational meet

By Russ Green/Sports Editor Rhyler Estenbaum and Riley Gorman teamed up to win six individual…

 

 

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After 35 years of Mushroom Festivals, it’s still all about the morel

By Linda Emley Like all good Ray Countians, I have been hunting mushrooms all my life. I don’t remember life without the spring ritual of walking the woods…

MAKE ROOM ON THE GRILL

I love anything cooked on a grill, so make room for more than burgers on that grill.  Here are a kids-favorite dessert, vegetables and stuffed burgers.  – Pat…

It’s five years since the Postcards column made its debut

By Linda Emley On Thursday April 15, 2010, the Richmond News ran a story titled, “Postcards From Richmond’s Past.” It was the introducing to my column, “If Postcards…

 

Obituaries

Robert ‘Bobby’ Lee Johnson

Robert L. Johnson, 76, of Lexington, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at Lafayette Regional Health Center, Lexington. Visitation is 12:30…

Ethel Jeanette Beal

Ethel Jeanette Beal 72, of Excelsior Springs, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Visitation was 5 to 7 p.m., Sunday, April…

Harold Jones

Harold Jones, 78, of Excelsior Springs, passed away Friday, April 10,2015. Graveside services were 2 p.m., Sunday, April 12, at Polley…

Sherry Farabee

Sherry Farabee, 72, of Richmond, formerly of Henrietta, died Friday, April 17, 2015, at Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Richmond. Sherry…